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Re: SKOS is a W3C Recommendation

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 15:14:03 +0200
Message-ID: <4A8BFA9B.1080108@w3.org>
To: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
CC: "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>, public-swd-wg@w3.org
A big thanks to you all


Guus Schreiber wrote:
> A genuine milestone; congrats to all of you. We were a small group
> performing a challenging task and I'm proud of the result.
> Cheers,
> Guus
> Ralph R. Swick wrote:
>> Currently on the W3C home page:
>>  From Chaos, Order: SKOS Recommendation Helps Organize Knowledge
>>     2009-08-18: Today W3C announces a new standard that builds a bridge
>>     between the world of knowledge organization systems - including
>>     thesauri, classifications, subject headings, taxonomies, and
>>     folksonomies - and the linked data community, bringing benefits to
>>     both. Libraries, museums, newspapers, government portals,
>>     enterprises, social networking applications, and other communities
>>     that manage large collections of books, historical artifacts, news
>>     reports, business glossaries, blog entries, and other items can
>>     now use Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) to leverage
>>     the power of linked data. The Semantic Web Deployment Working
>>     Group also published today two Group Notes with the
>>     Recommendation, updating the SKOS Primer and SKOS Use Cases and
>>     Requirements. Read the press release [1] and testimonials [2]
>>     and learn more about the Semantic Web Activity.
>>     -- http://www.w3.org/News/2009#item140
>>    [1] http://www.w3.org/2009/07/skos-pr
>>    [2] http://www.w3.org/2009/07/skos-testimonial
>> Enormous thanks to Alistair, Sean, Antoine, Ed, Jon, Daniel, Tom,
>> and Guus for editing these documents and chairing the Group to
>> this achievement.


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